27 octobre 2019

UVA Enters the Boot Camp Game, With 2 Partners

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of Virginia is the latest traditional institution to embrace a tech boot camp -- and it will do so with a pioneer in the boot-camp space forming its first partnership with a university. More...

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Mayor Seeks Boston College's Land Through Eminent Domain

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The mayor of Newton, Mass., said she would seek to obtain 17 acres of Boston College's land through eminent domain, The Boston Globe reported Thursday. The private nonprofit institution bought the woodlands from a local Jewish congregation in 2016 for $20 million. More...

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Coach Accused of Charging Players to Live in Locker Room

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. The head football coach at Pierce College, a community college in Los Angeles, is under internal investigation after players accused him of charging them rent to sleep in the locker room, according to CBS Los Angeles. More...

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CUNY Freshman Enrollment Increasing

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Bucking the national trend, CUNY freshman enrollment continues to increase. Experts say it reflects a larger trend of urban versus rural colleges. More...

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Certificates Boost Employment, Earnings for Veterans

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Veterans disproportionately hold nondegree certificates or certifications compared to nonveterans, according a report from the Strada Education Network. More...

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Report: First-Year Focus for Graduation

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. The report, "College, On Purpose," contains best practices for improving institutional culture, career exploration, academic structures, first-year strategies and recruiting, admissions and onboarding at colleges. More...

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Portland State Gets Federal Grant for SNAP Training

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Portland State University in Oregon will be the first four-year institution in the country to receive a Training and Education Program grant from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). More...

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Pa. College Eliminates Campus Counseling

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Harrisburg Area Community College in Pennsylvania has eliminated its on-campus mental health counseling services for students, Spotlight PA reported. More...

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Pay Up or Get Out

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Colleges need to get paid but students face many barriers in affording higher education. Where is the middle ground between forcing out students who are behind in tuition payments and collecting money owed. More...

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Moving Away From Merit Aid

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. The University of Pittsburgh isn't offering free tuition. Instead, it's matching Pell Grants and shifting merit aid after calculating how much unmet need is too much. More...

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